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  1. PhotoA memorial at Gold Spa in Atlanta in March.
    CreditChang W. Lee/The New York Times

    Atlanta Spa Shootings Were Hate Crimes, Prosecutor Says

    The district attorney in Fulton County will seek the death penalty against the suspect in the shootings, saying he targeted some victims because they were of Asian descent.

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    1. PhotoDr. Rochelle P. Walensky, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on Tuesday during a hearing at the Capitol.
      CreditPool photo by Greg Nash

      C.D.C. Chief Defends Pandemic Guidance as Impatience Mounts

      At a Senate hearing on the federal government’s pandemic response, Republicans criticized the government’s guidance for cruise ships, fishermen, summer camps and outdoor mask wearing.

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